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Paris-London on the cheap

Two of the top travel destinations for students are Paris and London. These cities are popular yes, but pricey as well! As a student, take advantage of all the discounts granted to you.

Here are some of our recommendations.

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Now that you've sorted out your transportation, time to figure out what to do when you get there.

Each city offers endless possibilities for student travelers. Go sightseeing, visit one of many museums and galleries, stroll through miles of parks, toss coins in the vast amount of fountains or have lunch in a pub/café. You will not find yourself with nothing to do in Paris or London!

For those traveling with a tight budget, here are our picks of things to do in these cities that wont' break the bank.

Paris

Museum Visit
Musée d'Orsay. Free entry to this great museum every first Sunday of the month.

Off the beaten path
Visit the Perfume Museum or the Museum of Smoking, both are free to walk around and explore.

Take a walk
Be sure to make a stop at Sacre-Coeur (Montmartre). Climb the stairs and watch the amazing view of Paris.

Listen up
Enjoy FREE concerts on riverbanks, in parks and churches. A great way to spend a few hours of your time.

Now that's entertainment
At the Centre Pompidou students will find a great collection of modern art, perfect for students who are bored with classics. Outside are artists, jugglers, mimes and many young people hanging out, relaxing and just having fun! Free entry to visitors under 18. Also, free entry to all on the first Sunday of each month.

Take it easy
Relax and catch your breath after a day full of sightseeing at the Jardin des Tuileries.

Good Eats
For a truly cultural experience students should swing by one of the many cafes that line the streets of Paris. Sit and "people watch" to get a real feel for the city and your surroundings.

London

Museum Visit
Stop by the British Museum. Admission to this museum is always free, how can you turn that down?

Off the beaten path
Get yourself to the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. By straddling the line at 0 degrees longitude at the Observatory you can stand in both halves of the world at the same time all for free, doesn't get better than that!

Take a walk
Take a stroll around Leicester Square offering students nightlife, media and movie theaters.

Listen up
Take pleasure in FREE concerts on riverbanks, in parks and churches. A relaxing way to fill up a few hours of your time.

Now that's entertainment
Have some fun at the Annual City of London Festival. Here students can enjoy free music, performances and exhibitions in open spaces (June-July 2007).

Take it easy
Take a relaxing jaunt through St. James Park. Listen to bands playing twice a day on weekends. Students can also visit Hyde Park and lose themselves in thought as they walk around.

Good Eats
Get a real feel for London and its people by having a traditional pub lunch. Not only will you experience great food, but you'll find yourself in the company of friendly folks looking to trade stories with you!

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